Taking Charge of Your Health: Finding Health Resources on the Web

computer.jpgHave you ever wondered about the quality of health information you’ve found on the Internet? Have you been overwhelmed by getting hundreds or thousands of results from a search for health information? When health-related questions arise, quality information resources help you be an active participant in your own healthcare. This workshop will provide some of the best starting points for health information. Instructors will give tips for evaluating online information and provide resources to help attendees communicate with healthcare professionals.

Instructors are Kelli Ham, Consumer Health Librarian, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, and Rikke Ogawa, Emergent Technologies Coordinator for the Biomedical Library.

The workshop, Taking Charge of Your Health: Finding Health Resources on the Web, will occur on Tuesday, January 27th from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Charles E. Young Research Library Presentation Room.

Admission is free; space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, contact the Library Development office by phone at 310.206.8526 or by email.

2 Responses to “Taking Charge of Your Health: Finding Health Resources on the Web”

  1. just found this notice. am tweeting since it is timely and lots in noise in the health space. will try to attend. am a UCLA School of public Health Grad. In San Diego.

    http://www.twitter.com/2healthguru

  2. biomedical says:

    Thanks for sending this out on Twitter, Gregg! Please be sure to RSVP to the Library Development office at 310.206.8526 if you plan to attend– we have limited seats and want to be sure to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend.

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